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About The Site

Nature is a place of wonderment, life, and surprisingly deep wisdom. The many plants that surround us respond to their world – to the world around us. We, in turn, respond to nature. We grow with it, care for it, and venture into it.

This is a place of mindfulness and nature. The site started around my garden and learning to care for the many plants in it. It grew to include my study and practice of mindfulness, which are happily always ongoing.

I hope that this site helps you in some way. If you’d like to keep updated, please subscribe below – or check out guided meditations on the podcast. Have a wonderful day!


Latest Episode

The Quiet of the High Desert Mindful Foliage

This recording is certainly a break from most of the noise that goes on during the day! When the wind isn't blowing, it's completely silent – somehow pressing down on your ears even more heavily than sound would.  Take a 10 minute vacation from the sounds outside with a little bit of desert quiet. Check it out on Rumble and YouTube! 

A happy tomato growing in the shade of the bloodleaf

Six on Saturday – 11 Sep, 2021

The weather is turning towards a warm fall, and the plants are putting out new leaves and new fruit every day. The weather and the growth don’t seem to agree at all. I’m glad they’re happy!

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Recent Posts

A little moss and some decorative stones really settle the whole scene

Office Plant Transplanting

With all these plants needing some love at the same time, I feel like it’s time instead for a makeover. I absolutely love having plants by me when I work. Whether at home or the office, a little greenery makes everything happier. I’m hoping that the transplant will give these plants the room and humid climate to be as happy as they make me. 

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Lion’s Breath – Simhasana

For people who are shy about speaking up, Simhasana pranayama is a great way to let out some noise. When you roar in Simhasana, your air should flow out freely. Do your best not to constrict the throat – this is all about freeing it up! The breath instead comes from contracting the abdominal muscles and the pelvic floor. 

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Diaphragmatic Breathing

Diaphragmatic breathing is something we do instinctually. It’s also something we can easily do consciously. Just like other forms of mindfulness, diaphragmatic breathing can have far-reaching benefits, not the least of which is that breathing is good. And when you’re breathing with your diaphragm into the furthest reaches of your lungs, it can be even better.

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